"Learning that three of our members, two of whom were white, had disappeared really blew away all my ideas that possibly we would have protection from the fact that the majority of the summer volunteers were white. I knew now that that was not the case: that everybody was in grave danger, and that these Mississippians would kill all of us, white and black." Watch "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on PBS.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.